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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Microsoft Surface Book i7: 38 facts in comparison

1. pixel density

52.43% higher pixel density.

2. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
56% have it

3. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

6. resolution

78.4% higher resolution.

7. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

8. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7

9. Has a flip and fold design

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
11% have it

10. volume

23.17% less body volume.

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
99% have it

12. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
5% have it

14. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7

16. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
5% have it

17. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
5% have it

18. Has a MagSafe power adapter

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
2% have it

19. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

20. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
99% have it

21. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

22. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
88% have it

23. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7
34% have it

24. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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